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Nepal records 11 new fatalities, death toll climbs to 371

15 September 2020, Kathmandu

A total of 11 people succumbed to the coronavirus in the past 24 hours totaling the coronavirus caused deaths 371 as of Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, seven men and four women died of the pandemic including four in the Kathmandu Valley.

Men aged 64 years in Sarlahi, 55 years in Bara, 34, 96 and 66 years in Kathmandu, 61 in Makwanpur and 58 in Kapilvastu died of the coronavirus.

Likewise, women aged 35 years in Siraha, 55 years in Bara, 86 years in Kathmandu and 64 years in Rupandehi succumbed to the pandemic.

Nepal had reported a record-high of 15 deaths on Monday.

The country recorded a total of 1,459 new cases of coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, with the recent data, the total number of active cases reached 56,788 in the country.

Ministry’s Spokesperson Dr. Jageshwor said that altogether 10,375 sample tests were conducted across the country in the past 24 hours.

According to Dr. Gautam, 1,062 individuals got discharged from the hospitals in the past 24 hours while the number of people winning the battle against the virus reached 40,638 in the country.

Nepal currently has 15,779 active cases, he said.

Similarly, he said that 174 infected ones are receiving treatment in ICU beds and 28 others are on ventilators across the country.

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